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James Parkinson

James Parkinson FGS was an English surgeon, apothecary, geologist, palaeontologist, and political activist. He is best known for his 1817 work, An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, in which he was the first to describe "paralysis agitans", a condition that would later be renamed Parkinson's disease by Jean-Martin Charcot... Read More

Born11 April 1755
Shoreditch, London
Died21 December 1824 (aged 69)
Shoreditch, London
OccupationSurgeon, Geologist, Palaeontologist
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